Racial differences in the impact of elevated systolic blood pressure on stroke risk Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke

abstract

  • These findings suggest racial differences in the impact of elevated blood pressure on stroke risk. When these racial differences are coupled with the previously documented higher prevalence of hypertension and poorer control of hypertension in blacks, they may account for much of the racial disparity in stroke risk.

publication date

  • February 18, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3759226

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/2013.jamainternmed.857

PubMed ID

  • 23229778

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 46

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 173

number

  • 1